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Curcumin Prevents and Treat Breast Cancer

Curcumin has been shown in the laboratory to have profound and diverse effects on breast cancer carcinogenesis, proliferation and metastasis. Furthermore, these anticancer actions have been observed against several types of breast cancer, including estrogen receptor positive and progesterone receptor positive (ER+/PR+), ER negative and PR negative (ER-/PR-), and HER2/neu overexpressing cell lines. Some degree […]

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Turmeric Helps Inhibit Cancer Cells

Turmeric can inhibit cancer causing cells The low incidence of colon cancer in Asians is due to the presence of curcumin, which is an active ingredient in turmeric Cancer and cardiovascular diseases researcher from Nizam’s Institute of Medical Sciences (NIMS), Kutala Vijay Kumar is a vocal supporter of turmeric (haldi in Hindi) and its myriad […]

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Curcumin May Help Prostate Cancer Patients

Curcumin May Help Urinary Function In Prostate Cancer Patients Could the spice curcumin (derived from turmeric) actually help control the side effects of radiation treatment in prostate cancer patients? A trial recently discussed in the Journal of Cancer Science & Therapeutics draws that link, particularly in assisting urinary function and frequency. Radiation is commonly used […]

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Turmeric’s Phytochemical Power – Part 2

Understanding The Phytochemical Power Of Turmeric Each constituent has many health benefits, but they also work synergistically together, making the whole herb more powerful than any singled out ingredient on its own. When using the powder, there is little to no essential oil. This is of note because some researchers believe that some of the […]

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